Maverick County Sheriff Tom Schmerber reported that on Sunday, 12/15/2019 at approximately 6:07 AM, Maverick County Sheriff Deputies were dispatched to the
intersection of Boulder Ridge and Calle Nicolas in regard to a motor vehicle accident.
Investigations revealed that a
2008 Silver Hyundai Tiburon was traveling southbound on Boulder Ridge at a high rate of speed and lost control of the vehicle.
The vehicle struck a private residential concrete wall causing the vehicle to roll over.
During the period of the rollover, the vehicle struck three pedestrians (acquaintances to the driver) that were in a private property near the street. The driver was identified as 24 year old Leroy Herrera, the three pedestrians were identified as 29 year old Michelle Mendez, 23 year old Jennifer Mendez and 21 year old Fabian Duenes.
All subjects were transported to the Fort Duncan Regional Medical Center for further medical attention.
Michelle Mendez and Fabian Duenez were shortly transported by AIR-EVAC
to San Antonio in critical condition.
The case is under investigation for Driving While Intoxicated and Intoxication Assault.